UCL- University College London
Consistently recognised as one of the world's leading universities and ranked in the global top 20 in a wide range of rankings, UCL is London's multidisciplinary research university with an international reputation for the quality of its research and teaching. UCL's excellence extends across all academic disciplines with subjects spanning the sciences, education, engineering, arts and humanities, social sciences and biomedicine. UCL offers a very wide range of graduate degree programmes including Public Policy, Law, Environmental Studies, Public Health, Education, Management, Planning and mnay others. UCL's international research strength was confirmed by the Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment of 2014 by the outstanding results achieved across all eleven faculties. The programmes we offer reflect the very latest research and are often taught by academic staff members who are world-leaders in their fields. UCL has one of the best staff-student ratios in the UK and places a strong emphasis on small group teaching.
As well as being dynamic and intellectually challenging, UCL also provides a very cosmopolitan and international environment in which to study. Nearly 40% of our students are from outside the UK representing 150 different countries. UCL also attracts academic staff from around the globe and international staff and students are welcomed for the different perspectives and diversity they bring to teaching and learning at UCL.
The university's location on a compact site in the heart of London offers outstanding academic professional and social benefits. UCL is surrounded by the greatest concentration of libraries, museums, archives and professional bodies in Europe. London also has a wealth of opportunities for social and leisure activities.
Focused on the translation of research into solutions for the world's major problems, UCL works across the disciplines and with partners from all over the world. We strive to ensure that our students can achieve their full potential at UCL and are equipped not just with academic knowledge but with other highly valued skills which are sought by some of the world's most prestigious employers. The UCL Careers Service offers a full range of specialist support for graduate students including graduate employer forums and networking events, a PhD specific fair and a number of employability skills development workshops as well as individual career advice.
UCL offers a stimulating and richly rewarding experience for graduate students who want to study in one of the world's leading centres of research and teaching.
Over 50% of our students are studying at graduate level, which is one of the largest populations of graduate students at any UK university. UCL offers an extremely diverse range of graduate qualifications, from taught Master's and shorter programmes to MPhils, PhDs and specialist doctorates.
On entry, all UCL graduate students become members of the Graduate School which offers opportunities that few, if any, UK institutions can match, with the aim of enhancing the student experience by offering the finest environment for personal and academic development.
Furthermore, the Graduate School, offers a number of Research and Master's scholarships to outstanding students. Details of the full range of UCL scholarships available for students can be found on our website at www.ucl.ac.uk/scholarships.